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Auto Unit Conversion

Discussion in 'Suggestions' started by Griffo, Jul 1, 2019.

  1. Griffo

    Griffo DIR Practitioner

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    I've seen on other forums where some key words in posts automatically are given a hover-over popup with some alternate text.
    I was wondering if it might be possible to code some basic unit conversions covering
    • Depth - 50 ft or 50ft would have a hover-over showing 15m (and visa versa)
    • Pressure - PSI to Bar and the reverse showing Bar etc
    It sure would make it much easier for people to read article. For someone who grew up metric converting dozens of different measurements mentally gets tiring.

    I'm sure the scope could be widened later if it got traction for other units, but those two would cover the vast majority of posts and have a pretty simple regex match.
     
    dfx likes this.

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